Career advice from influential women of today

Jessica Alba, actress and CEO of The Honest Co.; Meg Whitman, CEO of HP; Anne Finucane, Vice Chairman and Global Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer of Bank of America; Nancy Pelosi, House Democratic Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives; Angela Ahrendts, Senior VP of Retail and online stores of Apple and Gayle King, Editor-at-Large of O – The Oprah Magazine- and co-host of CBS This Morning. These women share their insight about career and leadership.

“The One Thing” is a new series dedicated to tapping into the wisdom of today’s most dynamic thinkers and ‘doers’. What’s ‘The One Thing’…. about career success, or work-life wellness, or bouncing back from failure…that you absolutely need to know in order to better navigate those types of events in your own life? This series will be a one-stop, go-to guide for women who are looking to embrace the success strategies of proven leaders, across industries and across generations.

Gayle King: “…quite often in the end when one door closes, another one opens.”

Jessica Alba: “Surround yourself with people who are smarter than you.”

Meg Whitman: “Be brave. The price of inaction is far greater than the cost of making a mistake.

 

Source: I Wish I Knew Then: 6 Power Women Share Most Valuable Career Advice – Forbes
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